Industry experts say it's about time the MPF embraced China government bonds as Lam announces sweeping reforms of the city's retirement fund
Weekly investor roundup: Malaysia's EPF and Kwap raise Bursa Malaysia stakes; Japan's endowment fund struggles to hire
GIC buys 40% stake in Oxford Science Park for $218 million; Hong Kong to scrap MPF's offsetting arrangement; Malaysia's EPF and Kwap increase stakes in Bursa Malaysia; Japan's endowment fund reveals only one fund manager has been hired; Thailand and China agree to look into cross-border initiatives between capital markets; and more
EISS Super CEO resigns after failing performance test; China to launch wealth management pilots in four cities; Hong Kong's MPF grows 26% y-o-y; India's NIIF in talks to acquire and develop green energy assets; Korea Post to hire financial services firm; GIC, Baring Private Equity, IMM Private Equity to exit from Kyobo Life Insurance; Khazana to sell stake in Cenviro; EPF trims stake in oil palm planter; and more
A surge in early withdrawal applications from the city's pension fund follows the dramatic increase in the number of UK visa applications by Hong Kong residents.
The new chair of the Mandatory Provident Fund Authority wants to usher in wider investment choices. While well-intentioned, they could create new risks, warn experts.
New MPF rules allow asset managers to access China's booming stock markets, but current high valuations are keeping investors at bay.